If you’ve put a mask on your face and taken a quick look around in the waters around Maui in the last 4 months, you’ve surely noticed the event that all of the world is talking about: the world’s third, and worst, global coral bleaching event.

Humpbacks Are Back, Alright!

January 20, 2016

One thing is certain on our daily whale watches from Lahaina, Ka‘anapali and Ma‘alaea: The humpbacks are back. For islanders, it’s our indicator that the winter season has begun when our gentle giants return to the waters of their birth and for visitors, it’s a once in a lifetime experience observing these marine mammals in […]

Waves broke in the harbor channel. Volunteers picked up 4 large bags of trash from the Lahaina Harbor. It was the largest north swell of the winter season so far and the first Blue’Aina of 2016. Captain Katie motored Trilogy’s 101-ton luxury catamaran to Club Lanai with 61 guests, Blue’ Crew, and new crew volunteers. […]

Our last Blue’Aina reef cleanup of the year was a special event- it was our one Lana’i cleanup of the year and it was a full day of snorkeling, trash pick up and sailing! The event’s corporate sponsor was Wailea Resort Association, who generously donated $1000 to the nonprofit American Reef Coalition. We all met […]

Honolua Bay is a gem in the crown of West Maui surf and snorkel spots. Rich in Hawaiian history and revered around the world for its crystal clear waters, beautiful lines of waves, and extraordinary snorkeling, Honolua Bay is a treasure and an area that should be preserved and accessible by all. Trilogy Excursions was […]

Sailor Slang

November 24, 2015

We at Trilogy Excursions are sailors at heart. From our founders, the “sailing Coon” family, to our captains and crew who bring their experience and love of the ocean and adventure from all corners of the world, sailing is in our blood. Harnessing wind in the form of sailing has been one of man’s greatest […]

It was a busy morning on November 1st in Lahaina. We had 45 energetic and motivated volunteers passionate about ocean and island conservation, and ready for a day of fun out on the water, even after celebrating a fun Lahaina Halloween the night before! The volunteers took care of a Lahaina harbor clean up bright and […]

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Conservation with Kelly! By Kelly Montenero, Marine Education and Conservation Director, Trilogy Excursions It’s not easy for anyone to brag about himself or herself. It makes us feel uncomfortable and sometimes it’s hard to have the right perspective when looking back on our own achievements. That’s why I was interested in learning the back-story of […]

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Our second October Blue’Aina reef cleanup was unique- we met our volunteers at Ka’anapali Beach Hotel and boarded Trilogy Elua directly on the beach, after volunteers checked in and did their kokua of quickly cleaning the beach of debris. Due to an unusual fall south swell, we cruised down the coast looking for suitable snorkel […]